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It would be IMPOSSIBLE to list everything that New York has to offer because the options are endless. So we’ve composed a list of 88 things that left an impression on us. This list crosses budget brackets and boroughs and offers cultural diversity. Day to night, indoor and outdoor, you got it. Go solo, with a date or a gang of your girls. We dare you to try all of our favorite 88 Things to Do in New York.

TAKE IN THE SIGHTS By Land Take your life to the next level with views from these rooftops


1. Top of the Rock Observation Deck (New York City) 2. Gansevoort (New York City) 3. Hudson Terrace (New York City) 4. Terrace in the Sky (New York City) 5. 230 Fifth (New York City)

By Air 6. Liberty Helicopter Tour (New York City)

By Sea Enjoy these waterside views 7. Brooklyn Bridge (Brooklyn and New York City) 8. South Street Seaport (New York City) 4/Her Journey {Special Edition}

9. Nautical Mile (Freeport, Nassau County) 10. City Island (The Bronx) 11. The River Café (Brooklyn) 12. Water Taxi Beach (Long Island City, Queens and New York City) 13. Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise (New York City) www.herjourneymag.com



One of NYC’s greatest attributes is the cultural diversity, and that is most prevalent in the vast variety of food options available:

NY’s Finest 14. Ray’s Pizza (New York City) 15. Gray’s Papaya (New York City)

Southern Hospitality


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16. Melba’s Chicken and Waffles (Harlem, New York City) 17. Sylvia’s (Harlem, New York City) 18. B Smith’s (New York City and Hamptons)


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20 19. Big Daddy’s (Massapequa, Nassau County)

Caribbean Cuisine

Latin Flavor


20. Habana Outpost (Fort Greene, Brooklyn) 21. Las Chicas Locas (New York City) 22. Cabana (New York City)

24. Cavo (Astoria, Queens)

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23. Negril Village (New York City)

Asian Sensation 25. KyoChon Chicken



29. Indulge in the red velvet cake of Cake Man Raven Confectionery (Fort Greene, Brooklyn) 30. Make My Cake (Harlem, New York City) 31. Pinkberry (New York City)

Pamper Me

African Spice 26. Zereoue (New York City) 27. Tickle your taste buds with Moroccan cuisine at Tangine (New York City)

There’s always room for dessert 28. Max Brenner (Union Square, New York City)


32. Yelo Spa (New York City) 33. SpaCastle (Flushing, Queens) 34. Bring the spa to you with SPArties Mobile Spa (New York City) 35. Go green with W!NK Eco Beauty Bar (Prospect Heights, Brooklyn) 36. Dashing Diva (New York City and Nassau County) 37. Turning Heads Salon and Day Spa (Harlem, New York City)

Shopping 38. Make it a girls’ night with Shecky’s (New York City) 39. Tanger Outlets at the Arches (Deer Park, Suffolk County)

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40. Roosevelt Field Mall, which is the largest shopping mall in NY (Garden City, Nassau County) 41. Fifth Ave (New York City) 42. Brave the bargain shopping on Canal St. (New York City)

ENTERTAINMENT Feel FREE to have fun 43. First Fridays at Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn) 44. Central Park Summerstage Concert series (New York City)


Get your five minutes of fame in NYC: 45. TODAY Show concert series (New York City) 46. Rachael Ray (New York City) 47. The Tyra Show (New York City) 48. Dr. OZ (New York City)

Catch a show 49. Support the artists at independent showcases like at Nuyorican CafĂŠ (New York City) 50. and Santos Party House (New York City) 51. The Lion King (New York City) 52. FELA! (New York City) 53. In the Heights (New York City) 54. Fences (New York City)

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62 From Just Lounging Around to A Night Out on the Town 55. 40/40 Club (New York City) 56. B.B. Kings (New York City) 57. Katra Lounge (New York City) 58. Katwalk Bar and Lounge (New York City)

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59. SideBar (New York City) 60. Revelry Lounge (Astoria, Queens) 61. FOUR Food Studio & Cocktail Salon (Melville, Suffolk County) 62. You’re invited to the year-round pool party at Grace Hotel (New York City) 63. Studio Square Beer Garden (Astoria, Queens)

Networking 64. NetParty.com (New York City) 65. MeetMarketAdventures.com (New York City)

Big kids like to play too 66. PLAY Lounge (Flushing, Queens)


Stay a While


80. Ravel Hotel (Long Island City, Queens) 81. Allegria Hotel (Long Beach, Nassau County) 82. Hotel Indigo (New York City) 83. The Standard (New York City) 84. Stay Hotel (New York City)

ROOAD TRIP! Extended Travels

67. Golf Club at Chelsea Piers 68. Brooklyn Bowl (Brooklyn) 69. Harlem Lanes (Harlem) 70. Karaoke BOHO (New York City) 71. Conquer the bull at Johnny Utah’s (New York City) 72. Shoot a few rounds of pool at Slate (New York City)

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Adventure (If you dare) 73. Paintball NYC (Long Island City) 74. We dare you to try the Trapeze School (New York City) 75. Sky Dive Long Island (Calverton, Suffolk County) 76. Westside Pistol and Rifle Range (New York City) 77. Bring your sexy back with S Factor’s pole dancing classes (New York City) 78. Brooklyn Boulders Rock Climbing (Brooklyn) 79. Outdoor Bound (New York City) www.herjourneymag.com

85. Lake George 86. The Hamptons 87. Niagara Falls 88. Fire Island HJ

A few resources to guide you to and fro in NYC: • HopStop.com • ZipCar • Bolt Bus • MegaBus These discount sites will help you stretch your funds for more FUN: • Thedealist.com • Lifebooker.com • Groupon.com • LivingSocial.com • Restaurant.com Her Journey {Special Edition}/11

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Her Journey Special Anniversary 2010 Edition: 88 Things to do in NY  

For our Special Anniversary Edition, we've compiled 88 of our favorite things to do in NY.

Her Journey Special Anniversary 2010 Edition: 88 Things to do in NY  

For our Special Anniversary Edition, we've compiled 88 of our favorite things to do in NY.